Brind'Amour's seventh goal of the season came on the power play at 19:53 of the second period to tie the game, 1-1. His eighth, at 7:44 of the second, broke a 2-2 tie to put Carolina in front for good.
Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec was beaten five times on 39 shots, as the Thrashers had their season-high three-game winning streak snapped.
On the power play, Carolina went 2-for-5, and Atlanta went 0-for-4.
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